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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Jesse Eisenberg
Anne Hathaway
George Lopez
Leslie Mann
Rodrigo Santoro
Will.i.am
Tracy Morgan
Jamie Foxx
Directors
Carlos Saldanha
Screenwriters
Don Rhymer
Running Time
95 minutes

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Plot
Neurotic macaw Blu (Eisenberg) is whisked from the comfort of his adopted home in Minnesota to Brazil in the hope that he'll find a mate and save his species. But things go badly wrong when he and his feisty new bird friend Jewel (Hathaway) are stolen.


Verdict
Okay, so it's not exactly a groundbreaking advance from the team behind Ice Age, but with its kaleidoscope of colour and heaps of humour, you'll be charmed.


Reviewed by Olly Richards

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